¿Por qué usar bloqueador mineral? - TEIA

Why use mineral sunscreen?

It is much more than a trend, in addition to taking care of your skin, it seeks to preserve the maritime ecosystem every time you go to the beach, and each time you find them in different practical presentations such as creams, balms and powdered sunscreen.

We leave you some important information that you should know about mineral sunscreen:

70% of the blockers on the market contain oxybenzone.

According to research from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), oxybenzone was found in 96% of the United States population and is related to some long-term diseases, as it is an endocrine disruptor.

A chemical that we put in sunscreen every day.

The chemicals in sunscreens cause damage to corals and microalgae.

According to a study carried out by the University of Hong Kong on oxybenzone, around 6,000 and 14,000 tons of sunscreen are released in areas near coral reefs.

This chemical causes morphological deformations in corals, damages their DNA and can cause their death.

What do biodegradable sunscreens use?

The ingredients they use are zinc oxides or Titanium Dioxide, these provide sun protection while avoiding causing damage to the skin and organisms, which is why they are considered non-toxic and are allowed in places with reefs.

These ingredients are originally powdered, in Nano or Non-Nano presentations and are normally sunscreens that have a very white hue, although there are some with color such as inks and powder sunscreen.

Check out our powder sunscreen option without toxic chemicals.

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